Nairobi (10 posts found)
‘Nairobbery’ – is the first thing that anyone says when you mention that you live in Nairobi. Sometimes I raise an eyebrow. Does crime not happen in any other capital city? Ahh, but Nairobi is worse, non? Well to be honest, the last couple of weeks ha...
I heard on the radio this morning that the government were going to put a stop to shops/traders giving sweets to customers in place of change. Does this really happen? Yes! This has actually happened to me at a petrol station shop. When the till was a sh...
- emergency exit signs
- evacuation strategy
- shopping centres
- terrorist attack
On a busy bank holiday last weekend, I took my kids to a shopping mall to watch a movie. Gasp. Horror. 'You took your kids to a movie?' An incredulous school parent said at afternoon pick-up time this week, after asking what I had been up to. Even worse....
Shopping centres in Nairobi have increasingly become a way of life over the past 5 years - at weekends they are so crowded that I have heard of people searching for parking spaces for half an hour, then leaving disappointed and giving up. But they are crowded...